Through the Eyes of the Soul, Day of the Dead in Mexico - Mexico City, Mixquic and Morelos (English and Spanish Edition)

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Of the 112 pages of this third book of this series, more than 120 color photographs illustrate the written description of the celebrations in Mexico City, Mixquic, and several towns of the state of Morelos, including Ocotepec, which is located almost inside of the beautiful city of Cuernavarca.

The buying of the objects in the tianguis (market). The preparation of the special dishes to be placed in the ofrenda, the ritual of the building of the altar, together with the vivid testimony of how strong is the influence of this pre-Hispanic tradition in the beliefs and lives of the people.

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This book narrates the celebration of one of the most beautiful pre-Hispanic traditions of Mexico. Color photographs illustrate the preparations and the buying of items at the tianguis (markets), to be used in the altars with the ofrendas (offerings) in homage to the souls of the dead, including the vigil in the cemeteries.
Este libro narra la celebración de una de las tradiciones prehispánicas más hermosas de México, por su significado espiritual. Fotografías a color ilustran los preparativos y la compra de objetos en los tianguis para elaborar los altares y hacer las ofrendas en homenaje a las almas de los fallecidos, así como la vigilia en los cementerios.

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In this third book of the series entitled Through the Eyes of the Soul, Day of the Dead in Mexico, Mary J. Andrade presents her finding on how this tradition is honored in Mexico City, Mixquic and several towns of the state of Morelos, including its capital: the City of Cuernavaca.

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